1939 BYU ALUMNUS SHARES IN NOBEL PRIZE A 1939 BYU alumnus, whose pioneering work on cell energy production is fundamental to biochemistry, received a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Oct.15.
STUDY IDENTIFIES THREE KEYS TO POSITIVE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPS Brian Barber, associate professor of sociology at BYU, stands in the front of the room and surveys the situation. These children certainly do cover the behavioral gamut. Looking at the students, Barber has one question on his mind: How have their parents contributed to who they are right now?
FACULTY AND STAFF HONORED More than 10 BYU faculty and staff members were honored at the 1997 Annual University Conference Aug. 25Ð28.
STUDENTS DANCE FOLK, SPREAD GOSPEL IN CZECH REPUBLIC Four LDS missionaries in Kladno, Czech Republic, took advantage of a summer visit by the BYU International Folk Dance Ensemble to expose 910 townspeople to their faith. The change in the citizens' attitude toward the missionaries since the dance concert has been dramatic.
BACKMOREBYU'S 'COMET' ENLIGHTENS DNA RESEARCH WORLDWIDE It takes a microscope--not a telescope--to examine "comets" discovered by BYU researchers. But these minute comets, made up of microscopic fragments of DNA, are becoming valuable research tools in the fight against cancer and other diseases.
PROFESSOR STUDIES EFFECTS OF FEMALE INFANTICIDE In this time of desperation, reducing liabilities, such as female children, was seen as a viable survivaltechnique. As a result, during this century there was an average of 129 men for every 100 women in Huai-Pei.
'COSMOTIC' SURGERY PRODUCES NEW MASCOT Cosmo was reportedly hunting red-tailed hawks in Rock Canyon when he lost his step and fell more than 100 feet to sharp and jagged rocks below. Students called Utah Valley Search and Rescue, which promptly rushed the wounded Cosmo to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center by ambulance.
STUDENTS WADE INTO SERVICE Student traffic between Helaman Halls and the N. Eldon Tanner Building came to a halt early fall semester when an estimated 18-inch flood filled the pathway after a rainstorm.
BACKWEB WATCH BYU's Internet home page has been updated, with modifications designed to make it more user-friendly and efficient.
SPEAKER'S NOTES The following is an excerpt from "Finding Our Individual Path," a devotional address given by Renata Tonks Forste, assistant professor of sociology, July 29, 1997, in the de Jong Concert Hall.
SPORTS SHORTS A loud new cannon and a shiny new floor have greeted BYU sports spectators this fall. The cannon, "George Q.," named after the historic LDS apostle George Q. Cannon, traveled an interesting trail before arriving at the Y.
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CHRIS RUIZ: FROM GANG LEADER TO GANG BUSTER Chris Ruiz was called a lot of things during the decade he spent on the streets of East Los Angeles as a gang leader, but "student-body president," "doctor," and "professor" were not among them.
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POWER VS. AUTHORITY Donna Lee Bowen, a professor of political science, considers the war with Iraq through the frameworks of power and authority.
THEY THAT WAIT UPON THE LORD Waiting upon the Lord takes many forms. Whether for support in childbirth or guidance in making decisions, those who wait upon the Lord deepen their discipleship with a broken heart, a contrite spirit, a yielded will, and a consecration of self.